Emergency crews to discuss unique challenges children face in disasters

Published 02/27 2014 08:03AM

Updated 02/27 2014 08:14AM

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - Emergency responders, medical personnel, emergency managers and mental health specialists will come together today, to discuss the unique physical and mental health challenges children face in a disaster.

The Healthcare Preparedness Coalition of Utah/Wasatch Counties will hold a first of its kind "Children in Disasters Conference" on February 27 to gain valuable insight and share ideas.

More information: www.UtahCountyHealth.org/ChildrenInDisasters

You can also get tips for having your family disaster ready here: bereadyutah.gov

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